Upanayana Sanskar

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Upanayana Sanskar

This Upanayan Sanskar ceremony is related to boys only. An adolescence age is that when human tries to explore each and every existing thing around him or self emerging thoughts. It reduces the fear of outer world and makes a man strong for isolation and separation from parents as he goes to school or madarsa or Gurukul. It is also called Yajnopaveet Sanskar. It is associated with janeu dharan ceremony. in this Upanayan Sanskar ceremony brother of mother is most important person in whole puja (ceremony). (At the age of the 5 years or seven years,(This ceremony can be executed before marriage also).

  1. Let’s first learn the significance and importance of Upanayana Sanskar.
  2. Then we will learn about the Puja items.
  3. We will do Panch Peeth puja.
  4. We will conclude the Upanayana Sanskar with a small Yagna.
STEP 1: Let’s understand Upanayana Sanskar

Watch the video to know the significance and importance of this Upanayana Sanskar.

STEP 2: Let’s Collect Puja Items for Upanayana Sanskar & Learn their Significance
  • Rice
  • Sandalwood
  • Moli (red thread)
  • Roli (red powder)
  • Lamp
  • Incense sticks
  • Coconut
  • Flowers
  • Sweets, Fruits
  • Water
  • Milk
  • Sugar
  • Curd (Yogurt)
  • Clarified butter (Ghee)
  • Honey
  • Dry fruits
  • Yagyopavit (sacred thread)
STEP 3: Let’s understand Upanayana Sanskar

First we will do the panch peeth puja
Let's follow the video through this step.

STEP 5: Now Let's Perform Havan

We will conclude the Upanayana Sanskar ceramony with a small havan or yagna.
Watch and follow along with the video to perform the havan.

We will conclude Upanayana Sanskar with the aarti or Shanti Path

Let’s do the Shanti Path.

Puja is considered complete after we offer dakshina

Regional Information For Upanayana Sanskar

Hinduism has defined the way of living for each individual in a very scientific and well defined manner. Sanskars are one of the means to reach this goal. An individual right from his birth till the death has to perform these 16 Sanskars or Stages.

According to the hindu mythology the literal meaning of the word “Sanskar” means cleansing the bad things out from someone and preparing him for the next phase in life. The Sanskars are performed for the Mental, physical, behavioral, and spiritual balance and progress of an individual. These ceremonies are vital for a human being to change his mind and means as well as fresh challenges.